W. Ray KOHLER
Ray Kohler was the son of Darwin Holmes and Dorothy Margaret (Ard) Kohler. He was an only child and was born December 23, 1939. He was named for two uncles, Warren B. Kohler and S. Ray Ard.
He attended Freedom Elementary school in Turbett Township and Port Royal Elementary School in Port Royal. He graduated from Tuscarora Valley High School in the Class of 1957.
After high school he attended Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA for two years and transferred to Shippensburg State. He received both Bachelors and Masters degrees from Shippensburg. After graduating in 1961 he taught history at Central Dauphin High School outside of Harrisburg.
After five years at Central Dauphin, he moved to Fort Pierce, Florida and taught at Indian River Community College for two years. He then spent a year doing graduate work at Florida State in Tallahassee.
After a year at Florida State, he and his wife Geneva secured faculty positions at two community colleges in New Jersey. He at Gloucester County College and she at Burlington County College.
While teaching, Ray attended the Northern Virginia Law School from which he graduated with a JD degree.
He retired in 2007 and resides in Gloucester County, NJ.
He has two sons, David born in 1972 and Brian born in 1976.
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